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Diversity at Johns Hopkins Medicine
Up from Bigotry (Hopkins Medical News, Winter 1995) PDF
Blending blacks into the fiber of once segregated Hopkins hasn't always come easy. Even today, with close to 200 African Americans at the School of Medicine, there are those who say they still feel barriers.
Couple Recognition (Change, 1998) PDF
Taking a bold step, University president Bill Brody offers benefits to same-sex domestic partners.
Stoking a Passion for Medical Science (Change, 1999) PDF
How one scientist uses a summer program and classroom visits to get miniority students interested in the bench.
Undercurrent of Bias (Change, 2000) PDF
Noted author urges Hopkins female faculty to push aside subtle gender obstacles.
When Culture Clash (Change, 2001) PDF
International beefs up its services to remove barriers between caregivers and foreign patients.
Showing the Way
Visting professorship seen as showcasing the accomplishments of minority clinician scientists.
Interpreters help caregivers overcome language barriers.
Surgery to Separate Adult Twins Ends in Sorrow for Carson
From the Johns Hopkins Children's Center News, Summer 2003(PDF, pg. 9)
Not Just Busy Work
Dunbar High students meet the challenges of Hopkins’ cancer labs.
Tech This Job and Love It
A researcher with vision has helped dozens of high school graduates find careers in one of the economy’s hottest sectors.
Almost a Miracle
Vivien Thomas and Alfred Blalock: Their story has made physicians weep and teenagers cheer, and this month it comes to television.
The Mail, the Man, the Mentor
At his post. While Rod Toney goes about quietly doing his job, a few people have noticed how well he nurtures young people.
A Jump Start at Hopkins
Hopkins employees show career-minded students how it's done.
James West turned a tiny microphone into a very big career. The Hopkins research professor has already revolutionized the field of electroacoustics. Now he's setting his sights on medicine, the Internet, and beyond.